Music News and Festival Updates 8th October 2013


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Carly Simon Dropped Woody Allen From Song After Farrow Scandal

8th October 2013 1:25

Carly Simon dropped the mention of Woody Allen from her 1992 song Love Of My Life after the director left her good friend Mia Farrow for her adopted...

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Keith Urban Launching Guitar Line

8th October 2013 1:25

Singer Keith Urban is launching his own guitar line.The American Idol judge has teamed up with bosses at Home Shopping Network to release the Urban...

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Pitbull Records Timber With Ke$ha

8th October 2013 1:25

Tour partners Pitbull and Ke$Ha have teamed up to record a new track together.Pitbull's new tune Timber, which features his labelmate, was premiered...

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T.i. Heading To Tv Show House Of Lies

8th October 2013 1:25

Rapper T.I. is heading back to American Tv for a multi-episode arc on Don Cheadle's hit show House Of Lies.The Whatever You Like hitmaker has been...

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Boston Hoping For December Album Comeback - Report

8th October 2013 1:25

Classic rockers Boston are hoping to score a Christmas (13) hit by releasing their first album since frontman Brad Delp committed suicide in 2007 at...

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Fascinating Fact: 3896263

8th October 2013 1:25

Singer/actress Kristin Chenoweth teamed up with the mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana for an unlikely duet on Saturday (05Oct13) as she helped to...

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The Things They Tweet: 3896264

8th October 2013 1:25

"HappyAnniversary @JackOsbourne & @MrsLisaOsbourne I love you both so much! Lisa You Are My Sister thank you 4 being so amazing to Jack!" Kelly...

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Fascinating Fact: 3896265

8th October 2013 1:25

Actress Anna Kendrick's hit Pitch Perfect song Cups has climbed to the top of Billboard's Adult Contemporary Radio Airplay chart in America over a...

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The Things They Say: 3896266

8th October 2013 1:25

"Well, I heard when you turn 40 things start to go a little less sexual. Probably around 40... that's when I heard people don't have sex anymore, so...

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Katy Perry Wants Daniel Radcliffe To Call Her

8th October 2013 2:01

Katy Perry has asked Daniel Radcliffe to call her.The 'Roar' hitmaker - who is currently dating singer John Mayer - has urged the 'Harry Potter' star...

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The Man Behind Miley Cyrus' 'Bangerz'... Michael Williams

8th October 2013 4:18

Miley Cyrus has needed a lot of help and support from hip-hop Mike Will (a.k.a. Michael Williams) in order to create her album Bangerz.Miley Cyrus...

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Dizzee Rascal's Scrapbook Album

8th October 2013 6:21

Dizzee Rascal's 'The Fifth' is a ''scrapbook of his travels''.The 'Arse Like That' rapper's latest album tells of his adventures and parties around...

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Miley Cyrus Slammed Over Snl Stroke Joke

8th October 2013 7:59

Miley Cyrus is under fire from stroke charity advocates over an ill-advised joke during hosting duties on U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live.The...

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Stars Line Up To Pay Homage To Brave Brits At Awards Ceremony

8th October 2013 7:59

Stars including Nicole Scherzinger, Kimberley Walsh, Alexandra Burke and Peter Andre were on hand to honour brave Brits at the annual Pride of...

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John Lennon's Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star Defaced

8th October 2013 7:59

The Beatles legend John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was defaced at the weekend (05-06Oct13).The Imagine icon's star, which lies next...

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Imelda May Demands Closure Of Fur Farms In Ireland

8th October 2013 7:59

Singer Imelda May has penned an angry open letter to government officials demanding a ban on fur farms in her native Ireland.The Make a Wish hitmaker...

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Jay Z Signs Up Stephen Spielberg's Kids

8th October 2013 7:59

Jay Z has a well connected act on his label's roster - the music mogul has signed up Stephen Spielberg's kids.Sasha and Theo Spielberg have been...

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8th October 2013 7:59

Superstar Beyonce is releasing her first official calendar. The 2014 calendar will be available for purchase online Monday (07Oct13) and in stores...

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8th October 2013 7:59

Liam Payne has reportedly been reunited with his stolen boxer shorts - a teenage girl has been snapped handing back a pair of red pants to the...

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The Things They Say: 3896743

8th October 2013 7:59

"I'm the happiest I've ever been in my whole life." Miley Cyrus is not dwelling on her broken engagement to Liam Hemsworth, whom she officially split...

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The Things They Say: 3896744

8th October 2013 7:59

"When you're 20, 21 years old you think you've got it all figured out. You think you're an adult. She's pushing the envelope a little bit in order to...

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Ellie Goulding To Release 2013 Bbc Children In Need Single

8th October 2013 8:21

Ellie Goulding is releasing this year's Children In Need song.The 'Burn' hitmaker's cover of folk-rock band The Waterboys' 'How Long Will I Love You'...

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Lauryn Hill Given Permission To Tour

8th October 2013 10:00

Lauryn Hill has been granted court permission to tour.The former Fugees singer - who was released from jail last week - was required to spend three...

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Gary Barlow Comeback Track Inspired By Johnny Cash

8th October 2013 10:00

Gary Barlow's new song was inspired by Johnny Cash.The Take That frontman unveiled comeback single 'Let Me Go' - taken from his first solo album in...

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Jeff Koons Sculpture Takes Centre Stage On Lady Gaga Artpop Artwork

8th October 2013 10:35

Ahead of November 11th’s ARTPOP release, Gaga has unveiled the artwork for the album on billboards and via a live stream of her website in New...

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Pete Doherty Blackmailed Over Private Kate Moss Footage

8th October 2013 12:11

Rocker Pete Doherty is preparing to pay thousands of dollars in blackmail money over private film footage shot during his romance with supermodel...

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Katherine Michael Jackson Has No Regrets Over Lawsuit

8th October 2013 12:11

Michael Jackson's mother Katherine insists she does not regret suing Aeg Live executives over the King of Pop's death.Last week (ends04Oct13), a...

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Lady Gaga Was Rhythmically Challenged, Says Dance Boss

8th October 2013 12:11

Lady Gaga's former choreographer has revealed the star was "rhythmically challenged" in the early stages of her career.Laurieann Gibson, who parted...

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Geri Halliwell To Star In Documentary

8th October 2013 12:11

Former Spice Girls star Geri Halliwell is set to feature in a fly-on-the-wall documentary based on her life.The British singer is reportedly eyeing...

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Gary Barlow Inspired By Johnny Cash

8th October 2013 12:11

Take That star Gary Barlow has credited Johnny Cash with inspiring his latest track.The British singer, who is set to release Let Me Go next month...

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8th October 2013 12:11

Taylor Swift and Jason Aldean are set to hit the stage to perform at the Country Music Association Awards next month (Nov13). The stars will be...

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Itunes Radio Hitting The UK By 'Early 2014', People In The Know Say

8th October 2013 13:43

Music streaming service iTunes radio will be hitting English speaking countries, like the UK, Australia, in early 2014, Bloomberg report. If the...

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Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande And The Massive Joint.

8th October 2013 14:58

Should we really care that Justin Bieber (allegedly) likes a little joint now and again? We don't condone it kids, but the photographic evidence...

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Lily Allen Has Treatment For Back Injury

8th October 2013 16:04

Pop star Lily Allen is undergoing treatment for an agonising back injury.The Smile hitmaker is having sessions with a spine specialist to cure her...

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Britney Spears' Silence During Radio Chat

8th October 2013 16:04

Pop superstar Britney Spears left bosses of a U.S. radio station baffled by refusing to answer any questions during an interview.The Toxic hitmaker...

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Cheryl Cole Supports Malaria Vaccine

8th October 2013 16:04

British pop star Cheryl Cole has thrown her support behind plans to market the world's first malaria vaccine following her fight with the disease.The...

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Alicia Keys Closes In On Hiv Fundraising Target

8th October 2013 16:04

Alicia Keys is closing in on her fundraising target of $25,000 (£16,666) to help women suffering from the Hiv virus.The Fallin' singer is leading...

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Emma Bunton Lined Up For Absolutely Fabulous Movie

8th October 2013 16:04

Pop star Emma Bunton is eyeing a movie role after Jennifer Saunders offered her a part in the big screen version of Absolutely Fabulous.The Spice...

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Lady Gaga Out To Make History

8th October 2013 16:06

Lady Gaga and RedOne want to ''make history'' with her new album.The 'Poker Face' hitmaker has again teamed up with the producer - who she previously...

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Brendan Urie's Personal Album

8th October 2013 16:06

Panic! At The Disco's new album is ''very personal''.Frontman Brendon Urie says many of the tracks on the group's latest LP, 'Too Weird To Live, Too...

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London Grammar Admit Disappointment At Mercury Music Prize Snub

8th October 2013 17:36

A strange thing happened last month. While most of the music press were speculation on whether David Bowie, Disclosure and Arctic Monkeys would be...

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The Pogues Star Philip Chevron Loses Cancer Battle

8th October 2013 18:31

Former The Pogues star Philip Chevron has lost his battle with cancer, aged 56.The guitarist passed away on Tuesday (08Oct13), six years after he was...

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Slim Thug Discovers Child Is Not His

8th October 2013 19:13

Rapper Slim Thug is celebrating after Dna testing proved he is not related to a child he was accused of fathering 11 years ago (02).The Like a Boss...

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Jermaine Jackson's Wages Garnished For Back Child Support

8th October 2013 19:13

Singer Jermaine Jackson has had his wages garnished for unpaid child support on the same day he purchased a $160,000 (£106,660) sports car.Alejandra...

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Chris Brown Lashes Out At Perez Hilton In Twitter Feud

8th October 2013 19:13

Chris Brown has become Perez Hilton's latest Twitter foe after the celebrity blogger took aim at the singer during a U.S. Tv appearance on Tuesday...

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Sinead O'connor: 'Mean Miley Cyrus Fans Want Me To Commit Suicide'

8th October 2013 22:02

Miley Cyrus' fans have turned on Sinead O'connor after the pop star took aim at the Irish singer on U.S. Tv for criticising her Wrecking Ball video...

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Nathan Sykes Takes Girlfriend Home To Meet The Family

8th October 2013 22:02

The Wanted star Nathan Sykes' romance with Ariana Grande is getting very serious very quickly - he took the pop star and actress back home to...

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Taylor Swift Scores Record-breaking Sixth Title From Nashville Songwriters Organisation

8th October 2013 22:02

Country superstar Taylor Swift has been named the Nashville Songwriters Association International's Songwriter/Artist of the Year for the sixth...

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Mariah Carey Posts Saucy Birthday Shot On Twitter For Husband - And 13 Million Fans

8th October 2013 22:02

Mariah Carey gave her husband Nick Cannon an eye-popping birthday treat on Tuesday (08Oct13) by posting a close-up of her cleavage on Twitter.com.Her...

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Fiona Apple: 'I Was Upset With Heckler Who Insisted I Get Healthy'

8th October 2013 22:02

Singer/songwriter Fiona Apple has broken her silence after ejecting a concerned heckler from a show in Oregon last week (ends04Oct13).The star halted...

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The Things They Say: 3898026

8th October 2013 22:02

"Hopefully get away; I've got to go somewhere nice. I never get a vacation so I'm going to try and schedule in a vacation of some sort. I might...

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